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Introduction

This is the Privacy Policy of The Gale Storm Team, Realtors licensed in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

This privacy statement covers the web pages belonging to The Gale Storm Team, Realtors.

Privacy on the Internet means that:

The Gale Storm Team hereby inform you how we use any personally identifiable information that is submitted to us online.

    1. The Gale Storm Team maintain confidentiality and security safeguards for personally identifiable information.

    2. You have control over the personally identifiable information you decide to submit to The Gale Storm Team.

    3. If you have elected to receive e-mail home searches or promotions from The Gale Storm Team, you can opt-out from these at any time.

It is not necessary to provide personally identifiable information when you visit The Gale Storm Team Web site.

When you visit The Gale Storm Team website, you have the opportunity to contact The Gale Storm Team online -- to ask a question, to learn more about a service or property, or to ask for help with a service or property you own. If you choose to contact The Gale Storm Team online, you will find that our online forms ask for common types of personally identifiable information, such as name, phone number, e-mail address, your home address. We ask for this information to help us reply to your questions or provide findings from a property search.

The Gale Storm Team maintains the information it receives online in strict confidence; information you submit to The Gale Storm Team is not sold to third parties. It is shared with agents and partners described below. And, they are not permitted to sell your personally identifiable information to third parties.

    1. Weichert, Realtors - Our Brokerage Affiliate.

    2. Immobel Group - Janet Choynowski, Founder, CEO - Her company provides the property search program link on The Gale Storm Team website

The The Gale Storm Team reserve the right to notify its clients about administrative matters that pertain to their The Gale Storm Team accounts. When required by law, The Gale Storm Team will share information with government agencies. Although we do not currently anticipate a change in our corporate status, in the event of a merger or acquisition of the company or a substantial portion of its assets, The Gale Storm Team may disclose, transfer or sell personal informationcollected online to the surviving or acquiring party, respectively. Personal information collected online will remain subject to promises made in this Online Privacy Policy.

If you would like to contact The Gale Storm Team without submitting personally identifiable information online, you can reach a The Gale Storm Team representative by calling 571-236-9329.

Why Does The Gale Storm Team Collect Personally Identifiable Information?

On the The Gale Storm Team website, we offer online property searches and other Web-based customer services. Our online forms make it easy for visitors and clients to communicate with The Gale Storm Team to conduct property search or make home purchases. Those who want to communicate with The Gale Storm Team but do not wish to give personally identifiable information online may use the phone numbers we provide on our Web pages.

The Gale Storm Team asks only for the minimum amount of information needed to assist you.

Most online forms on the The Gale Storm Team site ask for a small amount of relevant information, such as name, e-mail, street address, and phone number. The Gale Storm Team uses personally identifiable information submitted online to:

    1. respond to questions from clients or visitors to the website

    2. provide client support

    3. share real estate related news, updates, or helpful tips about The Gale Storm Team services

    4. The Gale Storm Team maintain confidentiality and security safeguards for personally identifiable information.

    5. sign up for online searches

    6. enable online home searches

    7. inform users of featured properties

    8. create vendor partnerships

The Gale Storm Team does not direct any part of its website to children under 13 years old and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children.

Personally identifiable information that is submitted in a business capacity may be merged with available business data base directories related to The Gale Storm Team business services for purposes of bulk mailing.

How Does The Gale Storm Team Handle Personally Identifiable Information?

While we at The Gale Storm Team are pleased to offer convenient real estate services and home searching options online, we are also mindful to protect the confidentiality of the personally identifiable information we receive.

Our agents and affiliates protect personally identifiable information.

When a client purchases property or arranges for services online from The Gale Storm Team it may be necessary to transfer personally identifiable information to an independent The Gale Storm Team authorized agent or partner, who then fills the order such as a home inspector or appraiser. The Gale Storm Team requires that its independent agents and partners handle personally identifiable information with the same concern for personal privacy as The Gale Storm Team.

Whenever The Gale Storm Team transfers personally identifiable information to its agents and partners, it is with the understanding that the information be used for the sole purpose of fulfilling the client's request and that the information be kept confidential and secure at all times.

In some instances, when The Gale Storm Team transfers personally identifiable information to one of its authorized agents or partners, that agent or partner may need to share information with an unaffiliated third party for the purpose of completing an order or providing a service.

The Gale Storm Team gets your consent before sending you additional information.

The Gale Storm Team may send commercial e-mail to customers who have expressed an interest in its services. If you contact The Gale Storm Team over the web, you can choose to receive commercial email or opt-out of such em ail by using the check box provided on our web forms. Some forms on our site have no opt-out box. That is because those forms are reply forms used only to respond to your particular request. If you receive commercial e-mail from The Gale Storm Team and wish to discontinue these mailings, you may unsubscribe. You may also mail an unsubscribe request to:

    The Gale Storm Team, Realtors

    Affiliated with Weichert, Realtors

    6257 Old Dominion Drive

    McLean, VA 22101

Security of Personally Identifiable Information

The Gale Storm Team maintain strict access control over personally identifiable information.

Only authorized The Gale Storm Team personnel, agents, and partners are allowed to handle information submitted to The Gale Storm Team online.

The Gale Storm Team stores personally identifiable information in password-protected environments on servers that are located in the United States. These servers are subject to The Gale Storm Team's information security policies, standards and procedures.

Access to Information

Individuals may contact The Gale Storm Team to check the accuracy of their own personally identifiable information or to request that the information be updated or deleted by writing to our address above.

Please indicate your name in the subject line and let us know the details of your request in the body of the message. The Gale Storm Team reserves the right to confirm the identity of the requester and to modify the scope and number of requests.

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that a website puts on a user's hard drive. This file identifies specific information about previous visits to the site.

How does The Gale Storm Team use cookies?

The Gale Storm Team uses cookies to recognize repeat visits to our website and to facilitate Web navigation and online property searches. The cookie stores the user's country and language, along with an assigned random session ID. In some cases, the cookie stores name and address information so that the client does not have to re-enter the same information in multiple forms.

The cookie information The Gale Storm Team collects helps track the number of visitors to the website over time and determine whether these were new or repeat visits.

For the purpose of internal analysis, The Gale Storm Team uses cookies to track pages visited during a single session. The Gale Storm Team uses this information to adjust the presentation of our website and to make it more relevant to our users.

Does The Gale Storm Team keep cookie data private?

Information collected by The Gale Storm Team through the use of cookies is maintained as confidential data and is not shared beyond the corporation and its authorized agents.

Can I block cookies on the The Gale Storm Team website?

Most browser applications allow you to block or limit the use of cookies. Consult the help menu of your browser application for details. If you block the use of cookies, you will not be able to use some of the features on the The Gale Storm Team site, including the property search engine software.

Contact Us

We welcome questions or comments about our Privacy Policy. You may also contact us if you feel that your personal information is used in a way inconsistent with this policy.

Policy Updates

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